Biker without helmet died in fiery crash in Lexington, SC

A motorcycle rider was killed Wednesday in a crash on a Lexington road, according to South Carolina Highway Patrol.

The two-vehicle collision happened at about 5 p.m. on Boiling Springs Road, said Master Trooper David Jones. It was near the intersection with Longview Street, outside the Red Bank area.

Both a 2018 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van and a 1992 Yamaha motorcycle were heading north on Boiling Springs Road when the wreck occurred, according to Jones.

The van slowed to turn into a private driveway and the motorcycle crashed into it from behind before going up in flames, Jones said.

The motorcycle rider was not wearing a helmet and died at the scene, according to Jones.

The Lexington County Coroner’s Office will publicly identify the motorcycle rider after notifying the next of kin.

The van driver was wearing a seat belt and was not hurt, Jones said.

No other injuries were

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Harley’s renewed focus on touring bikes drives upbeat forecast

Harley Davidson motorcycles are displayed for sale at a showroom in London, Britain, June 22 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls/File Photo

Harley-Davidson Inc (HOG.N) on Monday raised its full-year earnings forecast after smashing analysts’ quarterly profit estimates, vindicating Chief Executive Jochen Zeitz’s decision to focus on more-profitable touring bikes at the expense of cheaper entry-level models.

The motorcycle maker’s shares, which have jumped 36% since the last earnings report in February, were up about 10% at $44.38 on Monday after earlier rising as much as 15%.

The company, however, also received a setback in the European Union – its second-biggest market – where all of its products, regardless of origin, will be subjected to a 56% import tariff from June following a new EU ruling.

The ruling revokes the credentials that currently allow Harley to ship certain motorcycles to the EU from its international manufacturing facilities at a 6% tariff.

The Milwaukee,

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Fatal crash involving motorcycle closes Highway 118 near Somis Wednesday morning

A motorcycle rider died in a crash on Highway 118 east of Somis that closed the route for about 2 hours Wednesday morning.

The two-vehicle accident was reported around 6:30 a.m. east of Sand Canyon Road, said Officer Ryan Ayers of the California Highway Patrol’s Moorpark office. The area is generally east of Somis Road, also known as Highway 34.

Responding personnel found the motorcycle rider lying in the traffic lanes and immediately started CPR, Ayers said. The man, described as a Camarillo resident in his 50s, died at the scene. His name was not immediately released pending notification of family.

The collision involved the rider’s Harley-Davidson and a Ford Escort, Ayers said. A woman believed to be in her 30s was driving the car, he said.

The CHP’s initial investigation determined both vehicles had been traveling eastbound on the 118 at the time.

Eastbound traffic had slowed behind the

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Cancel Culture Comes For Indian Motorcycle

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Should they bow to the pressure?

Whether you love or hate Indian Motorcycle, it’s likely you have an opinion about the brand’s name and logo. Actually, a lot of people who’ve never ridden a motorcycle in their life have hot takes on what should be done with Indian Motorcycle. It’s a topic which was dealt with back in the 90s before anyone had even heard of cancel culture, but that’s how long these types of sentiments have existed in society.

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For now this issue has sat on the backburner, relegated to smaller media outlets and not the big corporate broadcasters and newspapers. That could change in a flash as we’ve seen a thing not previously in the spotlight suddenly become public enemy number one. Some argue Indian Motorcycle is profiting off the name and

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